DAY 1: Dinner. You call this a diet?!

Good evening everyone! I hope you have all had a wonderful day, and for those of you who have started the No Grain, No Sugar, No Cheese diet with me today, I hope you all enjoyed it as much as I have! It feels SO good already just on the first day!

Today has been quite the stressful day, and so many times I have almost gone to reach for a snack, and then I realized that I can’t, because the only snacky things I crave when I stress are carbs. Truly, this has freed me from so much EXTRA stress that I would have put on my body for eating all that junk, and I have been relieved all day that I am just simply not allowed to eat those things right now 🙂

So, after school today, and after working about an hour, I took a break and made a snack:

 

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1 large pink lady apple with 1 tbsp. of sunflower seed butter. Delicious!

 

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This is a fantastic snack, and a nice switch from the typical peanut butter. You can purchase this at your local Trader Joes, if you have one! The raw almond butter is also a great choice! I have yet to try cashew butter. Anyone tried it before?

Now, for DINNER!

 

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This was absolutely the best salmon I have EVER had! Remember last time I made it, and I claimed it was the best?

 

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Well, this time beats even that! It was SO good!

 

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I cooked it in olive oil, garlic, and a rosemary marinade and it was OUTSTANDING

 

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When it was done cooking (about 10 minutes in a pan over medium heat) I put it on top of my sautéed veggies and drizzled all the leftover garlic-y sauce on top! SO good!

 

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To sauté the veggies, I put them in a pan over medium heat and olive oil, then I added some garlic and a little bit of the same rosemary marinade to flavor

 

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This mix of veggies had frozen “asian-style” veggies, fresh organic spinach, and whole raw cashews

 

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It was simply amazing. To top it all off, I put a few slices of perfectly ripe avocado on the side.

You call this a ‘diet?’ I don’t think so! This was probably the best meal I have had in a long time- it was THAT good! And the great thing, is it is 100% healthy, and I am so satisfied and full. Amazing how that works 😉

Now, go make yourself a delicious healthy dinner that you’re going to feelgreat about! I’m so excited about my healthy eats today; I feel accomplished! Now, I am off to the gym! See you back here later for a petite treat if my tummy calls for it 😉

Love, Paige
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